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Chael Sonnen dreads UFC 104 staring match with 'unmarketable' Yushin Okami

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"He's a step in the wrong direction. Unmarketable. Not pleasing to watch and a horrible interview. He doesn't do a whole lot (in the cage). If I wanted to stand there and look at him, he would just stand and look at me back. But if you go after him, he'll engage. If you go to mess around with him, that's when he'll turn it on. And he just keeps finding a way to win."

Chael Sonnen shares some unkind words about Yushin Okami, who meets the WEC veteran inside the Octagon this Saturday night at UFC 104 from Los Angeles. The Japanese import has won seven of eight fights inside the Octagon. His lone loss during that span was to former champion Rich Franklin back at UFC 72 back in June 2007 -- but has been criticized for his less-than-exciting style. Perhaps a railroad finish on the Oregon wrestler can get people talking again.

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